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7 cool things to check out at the new and improved bcbsm.com

The Blues are committed to providing all of our customers with the best online experience possible, whether you’re shopping for new coverage or managing an existing plan. That’s why we recently made a lot of changes to bcbsm.com. The improvements … Continue reading

Not a fan of change? We think you’ll like this one.

Beginning Dec. 7, MiBCN.com and BCBSM.com are merging into one website, and we are very excited to present your new online experience. Simple, clear, and easy to understand. This is the mantra that the new bcbsm.com is all about. We … Continue reading

New Connect 2Bfit site uses social networking to spark employee wellness programs

Let’s face it: It’s tough to be healthy. With busy schedules and tight budgets, it can be difficult to eat right, get regular exercise and see the doctor regularly. Yet research shows that friends, family and coworkers influence our health … Continue reading

Under health care reform, additional women’s preventive services now fully covered

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has provided U.S. citizens with many benefits. The newest provision adds more preventive care for women, many of which were already covered by Blue Cross and Blue Care Network. Some of the services … Continue reading

“Man Up!”: Blues, 100 Black Men of Greater Detroit to offer free health screenings, walk on Belle Isle

BCBSM is once again partnering with 100 Black Men of Greater Detroit Inc. to host the “Man Up! For Better Health” event, a series of free health screenings and other services to demonstrate how personal health vigilance can positively impact communities. … Continue reading

Blues nurses, health coaches turn to motivational interviewing to improve members’ health

The way a question is asked determines the direction of a conversation. This can have a dramatic effect on a person who is interviewing for a job or for a person asking for directions to the movie theater. It can … Continue reading

Michigan Blues go full steam ahead on health care reform implementation

Many observers were caught by surprise when the U.S. Supreme Court decided to uphold the entire Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — including the controversial individual mandate requiring all Americans to obtain health insurance. But at the Michigan Blues, … Continue reading

Michigan Blue Cross Members: Find a Doctor, View Your Claims and Access Member Discounts on Your Mobile Phone

If you’re part of the 40 percent of adults in the U.S. who use your mobile device to access everything from funny videos to business email and bank statements, you’ll be glad to know you can now access BCBSM.com and … Continue reading

A day in the life of a Blues ID card

Part One: Doctor visit You may think that your Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network ID card just sits in your purse or wallet waiting for the next time you go to the doctor or pharmacy. … Continue reading

Health insurance 101: Explaining hospital charges and patient costs

Eighth in a series of posts to help you better understand health insurance and how recent changes affect you. If you’ve ever glanced at an Explanation of Benefits form, you know that it contains a confusing array of dollar figures, … Continue reading